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Discovering and Moving to Wisconsin

Moving to Wisconsin

History, Geography, Homes, and State Resources of Wisconsin

Nicknamed "America's Dairy Land", the Badger state of Wisconsin is professional football's smallest city any football team calls home, however their fans are generally the most loyal, along with being some of the largest in the NFL. Wisconsin is big in many other things too. Itís the largest dairy products producer in the nation, along with being one of the larger paper along with paper-product producers in the entire world. And none of these things hamper the Wisconsin-type local festivals where bratwurst,, beats and beer will let your heart sing!

The urban development in Wisconsin has come far since the days miners lived below ground which earned Wisconsin The Badger State. nickname, Thereís Madison, a large college town and also the state capital, Appleton, where the Great Houdini called home at onetime. and there's Milwaukee, featuring an interesting mix of Victorian, Art Deco and Neoclassical architecture. Sports fans will take pleasure in Green Bay, featuring its renowned football team, Youíll have much to choose from when searching for a new spot to live.



  • Wisconsin Geography, Facts and History
  • Wisconsin Facts & Trivia
  • Wisconsin Flags
  • Famous People from Wisconsin
  • Wisconsin Timeline
  • Wisconsin Official Song
  • Education
    Wisconsin Colleges. Wisconsin, along with Minnesota and Michigan, was among the leaders of the Midwest in the emerging American state university movement after the Civil War in the United States. At the beginning of the 20th century, the state spoke out for the "Wisconsin Idea," which emphasized service to the people of the state. The "Wisconsin Idea" illustrated the progressive movement in the colleges and universities of that time.

    Today, public post-secondary education in Wisconsin includes both the 26-campus Wisconsin University System, with the flagship University of Wisconsin-Madison, and the 16-campus Wisconsin Technical College System


    Flora and Fauna
  • Wisconsin State Bird
  • Wisconsin Official State Flower
  • Wisconsin Official State Tree
  • Government

    Wisconsin is represented by major league teams in three sports: football, baseball, and basketball. Lambeau Field, located in Green Bay, Wisconsin, is home to the National Football League's Green Bay Packers. The Packers have been part of the NFL since the league's second season in 1921 and hold the record for the most NFL titles, earning the city of Green Bay the nickname "Titletown USA". The Packers are the smallest city franchise in the NFL and the only one owned by shareholders statewide. The franchise was founded by "Curly" Lambeau who played and coached for them. The Green Bay Packers are one of the most successful small-market professional sports franchises in the world and have won 13 NFL championships, including the first two AFL-NFL Championship games (Super Bowls I and II), Super Bowl XXXI and Super Bowl XLV. The state's support of the team is evidenced by the 81,000-person waiting list for season tickets to Lambeau Field

  • Wisconsin Sports
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    Wisconsin Airports. Milwaukee is home to two airports, General Mitchell International Airport and Timmerman Airport. As an international airport, General Mitchell Airport connects passengers with domestic and international cities, and Timmerman Airport offers private, charter flights that connect with the country's small towns. Both Wisconsin airports offer services designed to make traveling in the Milwaukee area more efficient.

    General Mitchell International Airport (, MKE Airport Code, is a 60-gate hall located just south of downtown Milwaukee, with an average of nearly 10 million passengers per year. It shares its host of gates in three concourses, each with security checkpoints. Serving 42 US cities with nonstop flight service, it is easily accessible from Interstate 94.

    General Mitchell International Airport offers a variety of amenities and services, including paid Wi-Fi, Concourse C and D children's playgrounds, meeting rooms, on-site banks and a selection of retail outlets and restaurants. MKE offers a range of ground transportation options, including shuttle and car rental agencies, conveniently located next to the baggage claim area. In addition, MKE offers occasional training courses to help airmen overcome their fear of flying.

    Wisconsin Housing
    Wisconsin Association of Realtors
    Wisconsin Real Estate Commission
    Wisconsin Real Estate Listings

    Wisconsin Cities & Towns
  • Wisconsin Cities and Towns
  • Wisconsin Web Sites
  • State of Wisconsin Official Government Website
  • Wisconsin Department of Tourism
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